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by Brian Brodersen - 2 years ago

Things That Matter: The Church, Systems & “No Silver Bullets”

On this episode of “Things That Matter,” guest Pastor Daniel Im of NewChurches.com and author of the book, No Silver Bullets, discusses the approach of systems when speaking on ministry as the Church. Daniel gives examples of natural systems such as a root system in a forest, the solar system, and even systems in our own human anatomy that leads to his point of how God clearly likes systems. He gives an example of sp...

by Brian Brodersen - 2 years ago

Things That Matter: Moving Out of Your Ministry Comfort Zone & The Paul Initiative

Welcome to season 4 of “Things That Matter!” We are excited to share many new episodes as host Pastor Brian Brodersen discusses current events, cultural trends and other things that matter to Christians. On this episode, Pastor Ed Hickey of Calvary Chapel London in Ontario, Canada, discusses the need for ministry leaders and the Church to be available for the “next opportunity.” Ed planted a church in the Sunshine C...

by Brian Brodersen - 2 years ago

TTM Season 3 Top Episodes: Dr. Lu Wing

Enjoy the top episodes from last season of "Things That Matter," as we near season 4 premiering this fall! Dr. Lu Wing, a toxicologist, discusses Marijuana in a Biblical perspective with Pastor Brian Brodersen.

by Brian Brodersen - 2 years ago

TTM Season 3 Top Episodes: Cheryl Brodersen

Enjoy the top episodes from last season of "Things That Matter," as we near season 4 premiering this fall! Pastor Brian Brodersen interviews his wife, Cheryl Brodersen, on being a pastor’s wife. Cheryl breaks down the difference between “identity" and “role” and encourages women, whether as a pastor’s wife or not, to place their identity in Jesus Christ alone.

by Brian Brodersen - 2 years ago

TTM Season 3 Top Episode: Ray Bentley

Enjoy the top episodes from last season of "Things That Matter," as we near season 4 premiering this fall! Pastor Brian Brodersen is joined by Pastor Ray Bentley of Maranatha Chapel as they discuss the importance of both the power of the Gospel and the power of the Holy Spirit in the believer's life.

by Brian Brodersen - 2 years ago

TTM Season 3 Top Episodes: Nazareth

Enjoy the top episodes from last season of "Things That Matter," as we near season 4 premiering this fall! This episode features guest comedian Nazareth Rizkallah as he shares his testimony, insight to the tension between Israel and Palestine, and how the Lord opened the opportunity to minster to refugee families through the ministry he leads called Voice of the Refugees.

by Brian Brodersen - 2 years ago

TTMS3E9: Knowing & Reaching Your Community

As we close season three of “Things That Matter,” we are excited to have Pastor Bill Buffington of Calvary Chapel Inglewood share on the vision and ministry happening in Inglewood, CA, and reaching young people in his inner-city community.

by Brian Brodersen - 2 years ago

Does Hell Really Exist?

Does Hell Really Exist? Many people blatantly deny the existence of hell. I could easily fill pages of quotes from people known and unknown who adamantly reject that there is such a place as hell. Yet that there is a place was clearly taught both by Jesus and His apostles. Here are a few quotes along with other Scripture references, affirming hell’s existence: “If your hand causes you to sin, c...

by Brian Brodersen - 2 years ago

TTM S03E08: Bible Study: Practical Approaches to Study, Meditate and Grow in Understanding God’s Word

Studying the Bible: How do we do that? Where do we start? How do we understand the historical context of the Bible? Andy Deane, Director of Calvary Chapel Bible College in Murrieta, CA, shares insight on approaching a study time in God’s Word without feeling overwhelmed. Enjoy this episode as Andy shares different ways to study the Bible with the ultimate blessing of deepening our relationship with Jesus. Andy has al...

by Brian Brodersen - 2 years ago

TTM S3E07: Redemption, Comedy, the Gaza Strip and the Refugee Crisis

Enjoy this episode of “Things That Matter” as host Pastor Brian Brodersen shares many laughs with guest comedian Nazareth Rizkallah. Having grown up in the Gaza Strip and moved to the U.S. as a young man, Nazareth shares his testimony that brought Him to salvation. He uniquely provides insight to the tension between Israel and Palestine and how the Lord opened the opportunity to minster to refugee families through th...